Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But they held their peace, and answered him not a word: for the king's commandment was, saying, Answer him not.

Bible References

General references

2 Kings 18:26
Then said Eliakim the son of Hilkiah, and Shebna, and Joah, unto Rabshakeh, Speak, I pray thee, to thy servants in the Syrian language; for we understand it: and talk not with us in the Jews' language in the ears of the people that are on the wall.
Psalm 38:13
But I, as a deaf man, heard not; and I was as a dumb man that openeth not his mouth.
Psalm 39:1
{To the chief Musician, even to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.} I said, I will take heed to my ways, that I sin not with my tongue: I will keep my mouth with a bridle, while the wicked is before me.
Proverbs 9:7
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.
Proverbs 26:4
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
Amos 5:13
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.
Matthew 7:6
Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.